22,000 coffee cups disposed of in Ireland every hour

22,000 coffee cups disposed of in Ireland every hour

  22,000 coffee cups are disposed of in Ireland every hour, that is 528,000 every day or 200 million a year. Single use coffee cups are not on Recycling List Ireland and cannot be put in the Recycling Bin. Up to 200 million single use coffee cups are thrown away every...
Reusable cups trending in DCU

Reusable cups trending in DCU

The Eastern-Midlands Waste Regional Office (EMWRO) was delighted to team up with Dublin City University (DCU) students on a social media campaign designed to encourage the use of reusable coffee cups on campus.

Food Waste Prevention

Food Waste Prevention

On average, each household in Ireland throws away about €700 worth of avoidable food waste each year. This translates into about one third of each weekly shop never reaching the table. On a national level, we dump half a million tonnes of food annually. Reasons so...
Time to get your Brown Bin!

Time to get your Brown Bin!

Do you have your Brown Bin yet? Did you know that since July 2015, most people in Ireland are entitled to have a bin for organic waste (or a ‘brown bin’). If you don’t yet have your ‘brown bin, contact your waste collection provider to check if you are entitled to one...